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initdb fails

From: Álvaro García Pérez <alvaro(dot)garcia(dot)perez(at)upm(dot)es>
To: <pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: initdb fails
Date: 2006-06-21 12:23:09
Message-ID: 000001c6952d$74ffb5a0$9e02648a@ccupm.upm.es (view raw or flat)
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Lists: pgsql-cygwin
Hello,

 

I´m trying to run postgreSQL 7.4.13 on cygwin under Windows XP.

 

I compile the source and install postgre, but when I run initdb it fails:

…

creating template1 database in /usr/local/pgsql/data/base/1...
/usr/local/pgsql/

bin/initdb: line 644:  1752 Bad system call         "$PGPATH"/postgres -boot
-x1

 $PGSQL_OPT $BOOTSTRAP_TALK_ARG template1

 

initdb: failed

 

I’ve read some about ipc services and think maybe that’s the problem. In the
latest cygwin version there’s no ipc-daemon nor ipc-daemon2 command. Instead
there’s cygserver. I’ve tried running the cygserver before and after
installation, but initdb always fails.

 

Anybody knows what could be the problem?

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